Some recent happenings in the world of (clockwise from top L-R) with producer Eoin Brady & former Maynooth student and composer Katie Neville at the announcement of the winners of RTÉ Lyric FM's 20th Anniversary Commission Competition; with Martin Dyar and the Damselfly Trio at a performance of Buaine na Gaoithe at the Irish World Academy, UL; conducting the Music Generation Laois Trad Orchestra at the Malt House in Stradbally in the premiere of Loinnir Laoise; in Vienna with the Ulster Youth Orchestra and my new work Ogham at the fabulous Museumsquartier; the amazing illustrations of Jonathan McHugh that accompanied the latest instalment of the BBC NI's Ulster Airs Scheme.

...and welcome to my humble digital abode! Check out upcoming events below or simply have a browse through nearly two decades of writing and playing.

🎉​​​​​​​EXCITING NEWS!! 🎉I am delighted to announce that I am the recipient of an RTÉ Lyric FM commission to write a concerto for Irish harp and Orchestra as part of their 20th anniversary celebrations. This exciting opportunity will allow me to work closely with harpist Máire Ní Chathasaigh and conductor Gavin Moloney in creating the work. The new work will be premièred in a gala concert in the National Concert Hall on 1 May 2019. More details here when they emerge!

Upcoming events​​​​​​​

1 May 2019 – Première of Gealán, a concerto for Irish harp and orchestra, with Máire Ní Chathasaigh and the National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Gavin Moloney, National Concert Hall, Dublin, IE
17 May 2019 – Performance of Cantaireacht by Joanna Nicolson (cl.), Arbuthnott Museum, Peterhead, Scotland
19 May 2019 – Performance of Cabhán a' Chaorthainn by Tom Gavin (fl.) as part of the National Famine Commemoration, Sligo, broadcast live on RTÉ television.
8 June 2019 – 20:00, Performance of Buaine na Gaoithe by the Damselfly Trio, Baden, CH (details to follow)
3-4 July 2019 – Teaching and performances at Blas Summer School, University of Limerick, IE

...and more!

Past events

For a list of previous performances and other events please click here.
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